Community Based Training

Cork Training Centre run a number of community based training courses in partnership with local communities and organisations  which are developed and offered to learners may require additional supports to access and undertake training as part of their agreed pathway to work. These courses are run as part of our Community Training Centre (CTC) Local Training Initiative (LTI) and Specialist Training Provision (STP).  For further information contact your local LES or DSP office or email

Cork Training Centre works in partnership with two Community Training Centres in Cork to provide training and related services to early school leavers. The programme is for those aged 16-21 without al leaving cert/junior cert qualification that are having difficulty accessing employment and would like to gain a qualification. Each learner is helped to identify and develop to their maximum potential at their own pace.

For information contact your local LES or DSP or contact either of the following CTC:

Blackpool Community Training Centre
Unit 5, Sunbeam Industrial Estate, Commons Road, Cork
T: (021) 4395447
Manager: Mr Bill Barry
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Mayfield Community Training Centre
Unit 1A Mayfield Business Park, Mayfield, Cork
T: (021) 4505822
Manager: Maria Lago O Sullivan

Cork Training Centre in collaboration with local community organisations provide flexible Local Training Initiatives (LTIs) for unemployed people primarily aged between 18-35 . The programme is designed to provide opportunities for learners who are unable to participate in other training for personal, social and geographic reasons.

The LTI programme offers training in a number vocational areas such as Music, Soccer, Sport & Recreation, Furniture Restoration, Childcare, Healthcare, IT, Food Production, Film and Media etc . Projects are located throughout the Cork City and in the county in areas such as Bantry, Bantry, Carrigaline Charleville, Midleton, Mallow, Macroom, Mitchelstown. Current project include:

Cork WIN

NCE, St Finbarrs College, Farranferris Redemption Road, Cork. Tel: (021) 4228146 Email:

Matt Talbot Adolescent Services

MTAS Youth Enterprise Scheme, Unit 4, Tramore Commercial Park, Tramore Road, Cork. Tel: (021) 4847636 Email:

Good Lives Project

CDYS, The Old Bell, New Steet Macroom, Co Cork. Tel: (083) 1609007 Email:

FAI Soccer Academy Blarney

Blarney FC, O Shea Park, Riverview Estate, Tower, Blarney, Co Cork. Tel: (086) 0434515 Email:


Mannix College, Charleville, Co Cork. Tel: (063) 89252 Email:

West Cork Food Skills
E Centre, Rope Walk, Bantry, Co Cork. Tel: ( 086) 0114575 Email:

Furniture Making & Restoration

The Old Creamery, The Bridge, Doneraile, Co Cork. Tel: (022) 72782 Email:


Bessborough Centre, Mahon, Cork. Tel: 087 4109189 Email:

Bruac Eile

Good Shepherd Services, Hearth, Redemption Road, Cork. Tel: (021) 4397314 Email:

NCE Sport & Recreation

Sports Village, Model Farm Road, Cork. Tel: (021) 6010521 Email:


East Cork Music Project

Unit 14/15 Ballinacurra Business Park, Whitegate Road, Midleton, Co Cork. Tel: (087) 2626110 Email:

Cork Music Academy

Griffin Burke Building, North Monastery Campus , Redemption Road, Cork. Tel: (021) 4210574 Email:

FAI Soccer Academy Carrigaline

Carrigaline Football Club, Ballea Road, Carrigaline, Co Cork. Tel: (086)1527774 Email:


Kenny Group House, Carrigrohane Road, Cork. Tel: (021) 4871315 Email:

North Cork Film & Media

CDYS Goolds Hill Community Centre, Goolds Hill, Mallow Co Cork. Tel: (086) 4693360 Email:

Logistics & Distribution

Kingshall, Kings Square, Baldwin Street, Mitchelstown, Co Cork. Tel: (025) 88450 Email:

Youghal Sports & Recreation

5A Millennium Park Youghal Co Cork. Tel: (086) 6074383 Email:

FAI Coach Education Academy

Ringmahon Football Club, Mahon, Cork. Tel: (083) 1530524 Email:

Specialist Training Providers provide vocational training courses which target the needs of people with disabilities. They provide learner focused training and related services to individuals who require more intensive support than would be available in non-specialist training provision.

Address: Hollymount Industrial Estate, Hollyhill,Cork.
Tel: 021 430 0144 Fax: 021 485 4708 Email:

Address: Cork Business & Technology Park, Model Farm Road, Cork
Tel: 021 434 1028 Fax: 021 434 1035 Email:

Address: Donemark, Bantry, Cork
Tel: 027 51027 Fax: 027 51497 Email:

Address: Skehard Road, Blackrock, Cork.
Tel: 021 4357606. Email:

Address: Vocational Training Unit, Charleville, Co Cork.
Tel: 063 32030 Email:


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